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#StaySafe – PPE Disposal

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What is PPE? Personal protective equipment, otherwise known as PPE, refers to protective garments or gear designed to safeguard the wearer from injury or infection. PPE may be particularly specialist to a certain job role being carried out, but more generally it may include some of the following: Clothing – such as overcoats, disposable clothing […]

#StaySafe – Commercial Waste Management

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Commercial Waste Management During COVID-19 In March 2020, the UN Environment Programme announced Waste Management an essential public service in the fight to beat COVID-19, stating: “Governments are urged to treat waste management, including of medical, household and other hazardous waste, as an urgent and essential public service in order to minimise possible secondary impacts […]

A Guide to Category B Waste

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What is Category B Waste? Category B Waste comes under the “Biological Substances” classification and includes “diagnostic specimens” – this refers to human or animal materials that are being transported only for the purpose of diagnosis or investigation. Materials that fall under Category B include excreta, blood (and its components), as well as other tissues […]

#StaySafe – Stop the Spread of Pathogens in Infectious Waste

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A pathogen is a bacterium, virus or other microorganism that can cause disease. When disposing of infectious waste, it’s vital to carry out the proper actions to prevent pathogens spreading. Infectious Waste Waste of an infectious nature has the potential to cause serious illness, mortality and wider hazards to human health or the environment. These […]

Waste Regulations for Pet Grooming Salons

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It can be difficult to find specific licenses that apply to pet grooming services. Waste Regulations sometimes seem generic, without going into the nitty-gritty of day-to-day grooming practices. So we’ve stepped in to save the day and detailed some of the must-know tips about pet grooming waste to help businesses stay compliant. What’s the deal? […]

Baler & Compactors: Reduce Your Waste Costs

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Are waste costs driving your profit margins into the red? Are you spending too much time sorting through your cardboard and plastic recycling? There’s an easy solution to your woes. In this article we’ll discuss the differences between balers and compactors, giving you the full low-down on how these machines can take the hassle out […]

What’s Being Done To End Period Poverty?

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Period Poverty is about more than cost. Women and girls all around the towns and cities we live in are finding themselves unable to afford essential sanitary products. In this article, we explore the changes being made to stamp down this issue and address this troubling problem that has no place in modern society.   […]

Waste Fines. Who To Trust?

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Be aware of who you trust with disposing of your waste. It’s become more of a trend nowadays for social adverts on Facebook to claim low prices for taking away your unwanted rubbish build up. Trust can backfire if you put faith in unreputable sources, for one man in Wolverhampton, he has to pay costs […]